Mistakenly deleted PowerDVD

  rayring 11:34 15 Aug 2005

I mistakenly deleted PowerDVD from my emachine desktop pc. I now cannot play DVDs, getting an error message saying compatible DVD decoder not installed when trying to play a DVD on windows media player.
I have tried using the restore disc but when opening up the drivers file cannot find anything that says powerdvd player.
Grateful for any advice.
Regards rayring

  johnnyrocker 11:44 15 Aug 2005

could you not try the microsoft shop for a freebie?


  Graham ® 11:45 15 Aug 2005

System Restore?

  Graham ® 11:47 15 Aug 2005

Here's a free one if that doesn't work click here

  Graham ® 11:58 15 Aug 2005
  rayring 12:43 15 Aug 2005

Thanks for your advice Graham, I did try downloading Cliprex DVD player but it came with a lot of what seemed to be spyware and I could not get any sound with the picture.
Unfortunately I deleted powerdvd in July and the earliest system restore I can go to is in August.
Will try the other website you suggested.

  Stuartli 12:55 15 Aug 2005

Just a possibility - have you checked the Recycle Bin as you say you have deleted the program?

You may also have only deleted the shortcut rather than PowerDVD itself - check if there is a Cyberlink folder in Program Files.

  Joe R 12:58 15 Aug 2005

click here

this will let you play dvd's.

  daba 23:16 15 Aug 2005

errr, why not just re-install PowerDVD ?

  Stuartli 00:05 16 Aug 2005

By the way, you won't find PowerDVD in the drivers' file - it's an application.

  Border View 00:58 16 Aug 2005

If you dont have the disc to re-install the PowerDVD software try doing a Google. There are lots of places where you should be able to get a replacement. You didnt say which version you had or your OS. A few older versions are available at knock down prices.

Good luck.

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